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    Rainbow Hostel

    Doolin, Ireland
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    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
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          Traveller (30)
          Room & Suite (4)
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          Overview
          • Excellent83%
          • Very good10%
          • Average6%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible0%
          Travellers talk about
          “slide show” (8 reviews)
          “scones” (24 reviews)
          “living room” (15 reviews)
          Free Internet
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
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          81 - 85 of 186 reviews

          Reviewed 21 November 2013

          My wife and I drove over to Doolin on a whim en route to Sligo and could not have been happier. I had seen the Rainbow Hostel online while doing a little research on the area and so we just drove right to it. We...More

          Thank Phil070602
          Reviewed 24 October 2013

          I absolutely loved it. It was more hotel quality then hostel quality and in a perfect location. There is a lovely common room and kitchen for guests. The owners are so friendly and really want you to feel welcome and to enjoy yourself. The common...More

          Thank ciarammcn
          Reviewed 9 October 2013

          This has been the most pleasant of hostel stays we have ever experienced.Mattie and Carmel are the perfect hosts making us feel very much at home, relaxed and warm and comfortable.Mattie gave a very informative talk and showed slides of the local area. He answered...More

          Thank maree C
          Reviewed 6 October 2013

          I have stayed here with my partner for 3 nights in September on a 3-weeks travel through Ireland. I have been to maney hostels but I must say that this is one of my favourites. The people who run it are very friendly and helpfull....More

          Thank Linthie
          Reviewed 3 October 2013

          Carmel and Mattie are wonderful, friendly and knowledgeable people who will help you feel right at home in this hostel. They also own the B&B next door, so if they are not at the hostel when you arrive, check next door. We found the hostel...More

          Thank Dorothy M
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          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Free Internet
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$39 - US$127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Number of rooms
          • 18
          • Reservation Options
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          • Location
          • Ireland >
          • Province of Munster >
          • County Clare >
          • The Burren >
          • Doolin
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          Traveller (30)
          Room & Suite (4)
          Hotel & Grounds (26)
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          Room Tips
          "apart from a hostel, there´s also a b and b run by the same people in case you want calmer rooms"
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          "Some rooms did not have good Wifi reception, but they are about to install a new system."
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          "Dorms are cheap and comfy"
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          "friendly Staff, very good equipped kitchen, free light breakfast..."
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